This site supports Our Lady of the Lake College's Engaged Learning through Writing Initiative (ELW Initiative), providing access to resources for students and faculty.


The ELW Initiative will enhance students’ significant learning across the undergraduate curriculum by fostering an academic environment in which students engage in quality writing experiences throughout their academic career at Our Lady of the Lake College.

For Students


College Writing Center

  • At the online home of the Writing Center you will be able to schedule appointments to discuss your writing with tutors, find online resources that will assist you with all stages of your writing, and find a growing collection of student success resources, including strategies for studying, reading, notetaking, time management, stress management.


e-Portfolios for Student Learning

  • Learn about, create, and maintain your OLOL College Learning Portfolio


For Faculty


Faculty Resources

  • Learn about Quality Writing Experiences (QWEs): developing and using them, responding to student work in progress, evaluating student writing
  • Learn about using e-Portfolios to assess student learning
  • Participate in Faculty Development Events: see updated schedules; suggest topics